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LuaCheia Reference Manual


LuaCheia is a collection of many parts from many authors. Here is an approximate list of contributors to the different parts:


LuaCheia project initiated by Björn de Meyer and Martin Spernau. Additional work by Thatcher Ulrich, Asko Kauppi, Adrián Pérez de Castro, Juergen Fuhrman, Thomas Wrensch, Peter Prade, ...


Lua 5.0 language and implementation: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, Roberto Ierusalimschy, Waldemar Celes.

loadmodule: Ignacio Castaño, Thatcher Ulrich, Asko Kauppi, Adrián Pérez de Castro.

GluaX: Enrico Colombini, Asko Kauppi.

OSX loadlib: Adrián Pérez de Castro, Asko Kauppi.

LuaCheia bootscript, build system, installers, website, docs: Martin Spernau, Thatcher Ulrich, Björn de Meyer, Adrián Pérez de Castro.


FIXME: Move into the module docs as they are completed.

bit: Reuben Thomas

cgi: Adrián Pérez de Castro

fuzzy: Reinhard Rapp, Martin Spernau

luacom: Vinicius Almendra, Renato Cerqueira

md5: Colin Plumb, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo

pcre: Philip Hazel, Martin Spernau

posix: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo

rex: Henry Spencer, Reuben Thomas

SDL: Asko Kauppi

shelve: Adrián Pérez de Castro

socket: Diego Nehab

sqlite: D. Richard Hipp, ???

wx: J Winwood, Francis Irving, David Cuny, Marco Ghislanzoni, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo

Modules adaptated for luacheia in some cases by the module authors; in other cases by Thatcher Ulrich, Martin Spernau, Adrián Pérez de Castro.

The wx module incorporates the wxWindows library, written by the wxWindows project. Credits can be found on their website:

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Module Reference

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 » md5
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 » rex
 » SDL
 » shelve
 » sqlite


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